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Are You Ready For SRD II?

It’s time to get ready. After years of consultations and partial implementations, the final European Union-wide regulations of the revised Shareholder Rights Directive (“SRD II”) come fully into force in September, bringing new requirements for [...]

By |August 24, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Are You Ready For SRD II?

DOL Proposes Rule on ESG & Fiduciary Duties under ERISA: Call for Comment

On June 23, 2020, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a proposed rule on plan fiduciaries’ duties when considering investments that incorporate environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) factors. Now plan fiduciaries, asset managers, and other [...]

By |July 13, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on DOL Proposes Rule on ESG & Fiduciary Duties under ERISA: Call for Comment

Coronavirus Fears Impacting Annual Shareholder Meetings (Updated)

As governments, regional authorities, and companies adopt measures to curtail the spread of coronavirus, we are seeing an impact on annual shareholder meetings to be held in the coming months. Coronavirus, a respiratory disease, has [...]

By |March 6, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Coronavirus Fears Impacting Annual Shareholder Meetings (Updated)

Glass Lewis Submission to the Securities and Exchange Board of India on Proposed Changes to Related Party Transactions Relations

Glass Lewis has submitted a response to the consultation paper from the Securities and Exchange Board of India on proposed changes to related party transactions (“RPTs”). The changes that Glass Lewis commented on relate to: [...]

By |February 27, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submission to the Securities and Exchange Board of India on Proposed Changes to Related Party Transactions Relations

Glass Lewis Comments on Spanish Corporate Code Revision

Glass Lewis has submitted a response to the Spanish consultation on the proposed changes to the Spanish Corporate Governance Code. The current proposal for the revision of the Code focuses on adapting the recommendations to [...]

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Glass Lewis Submits Comment Letter to SEC on Proposed Amendments to Exemptions from the Proxy Rules for Proxy Voting Advice

Glass Lewis has submitted a comment letter regarding the United States Securities and Exchange Commission regarding the proposed Amendments to Exemptions from the Proxy Rules for Proxy Voting Advice. As a proxy advisor, Glass Lewis [...]

By |February 4, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submits Comment Letter to SEC on Proposed Amendments to Exemptions from the Proxy Rules for Proxy Voting Advice

Glass Lewis Comment Letter on Proposed Revisions to Japan’s Stewardship Code

Glass Lewis has submitted a comment letter on proposed Revisions to the Principles for Responsible Institutional Investors ≪Japan’s Stewardship Code≫. In particular, Glass Lewis shared comments regarding the new Principle 8, which provides guidance to [...]

By |January 28, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Comment Letter on Proposed Revisions to Japan’s Stewardship Code

Changing the Timeline on Corporate Financial Reporting: SGX Scraps Quarterly Updates

When assessing the need to have frequent access to a company’s performance, is it always necessary for companies to submit quarterly financial performance reports? Or, is half-yearly reporting a sufficient time frame? These questions are [...]

By |January 15, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Changing the Timeline on Corporate Financial Reporting: SGX Scraps Quarterly Updates

Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI on Issues Related to Proxy Advisors

On July 29, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) issued a report submitted by the Working Group it formed in November 2018 to review certain issues related to proxy advisors. The report [...]

By |August 20, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI on Issues Related to Proxy Advisors

Spain is first country to mandate shareholder votes on “non-financial” ESG reporting

On December 28, 2018 the Spanish government approved Law 11/2018, which transposes EU Directive 2014/95/EU on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information into Spanish law. The new law amends the Spanish Commercial Code by specifying [...]

By |February 20, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Spain is first country to mandate shareholder votes on “non-financial” ESG reporting
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